Little Theatre, New Jersey's last porn cinema has clsoed.
At the height of the porn craze of the 1970s, there were as many as 800 movie theaters exclusively devoted to adult films in operation across the United States. But by 1990, thanks to another craze -- the rise of the home VCR -- that number was
down to only 50, by one estimate. AVN is estimating that there are just 13 surviving across the US.
The Little Theatre has been a fixture on the ever-shifting urban landscape of Newark, New Jersey, since March of 1930, according to a eulogy for the dearly departed, 299-seat moviehouse published by The Newark Star-Ledger . But for nearly 50
years, the theater has been devoted exclusively to porn, screening adult films continuously from 10 am to 10 p.m. every day.
The winners of the 2018 XRCO Awards have been announced.
The two biggest winners, by little surprise, were Angela White and Greg Lansky, who picked up three trophies each including Female Performer of the Year for White and Best Director (Non-Features) for Lansky.
A new Gallop poll has been published surveying the opinions of Americans on the subject of pornography.
For the first time, a majority of Democrats do not have moral qualms about pornography. The poll found that 53%t of Democrats see pornography as morally acceptable, an 11 point spike from last year and the biggest jump since Gallup began taking
the survey in 2011.
Across a number of issues related to sexuality and sex, Americans have been adopting a more permissive viewpoint.
The percentage of all Americans who view pornography as morally acceptable jumped 7% this year to 43%. Previously the supportive fraction has risen only one or two percentage points each year.
Republican acceptance of pornographic material has also increased but remains relatively low at 27%.